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Old 08-28-2018, 04:40 AM   #6
Lokasenna
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Originally Posted by Glennbo View Post
What I am looking for is a calculator that can deal with a series of entries like,

52.95-44.5675*125 [Enter] (only a SINGLE enter key press)

and come back with 1,047.8125 and not -5517.9875 which is what I get if not pressing [Enter] every step of the way.
So you want a calculator that gives you the wrong answer? -5517.9875 is correct - multiplication always comes before subtraction.

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I'm using the one Ubuntu Studio came with, which AFAIK is the default GNOME one - https://launchpad.net/gnome-calculator - and it works just fine for everything you describe. You can change the mode to Advanced or Scientific by clicking at the top.
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